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Norwich man helped from river

PUBLISHED: 22:31 24 March 2011

East of England Ambulance Service Norwich Depot at Costessey.; Ambulance on a call leaving the depot; Ambulance/ Paramedic / Hospital / Emergency / 999; Picture: James Bass; Copy: Kate Scotter; For: EN News; Evening News © 2009  (01603) 772434

East of England Ambulance Service Norwich Depot at Costessey.; Ambulance on a call leaving the depot; Ambulance/ Paramedic / Hospital / Emergency / 999; Picture: James Bass; Copy: Kate Scotter; For: EN News; Evening News © 2009 (01603) 772434

Archant Norfolk Photographic © 2009

A man was taken to hospital after he was discovered swimming in the River Wensum.

Emergency services rushed to help the man when people saw him in the river near Wherry Road, Norwich, at 7:45pm.

Ambulance crews took him to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital where he is believed to be conscious and breathing.

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